Pathway Three: Campus Environment

Strategic Plan Pathway Three image

Business Affairs will foster a safe and welcoming campus environment.


  • Optimize physical footprint and real estate holdings.
  • Enhance health, safety, and wellbeing of campus community.
  • Increase satisfaction with physical space.


  • Downtown Expansion: Continued growth and development of our downtown campuses.
  • Dining: Implement enhancements to UTSA Dining locations.
  • Repairs: Building and campus repairs and improvements.
  • Classroom Upgrades: Conclude Phase II classroom upgrades.
  • Wellness: Increase participation in wellness programs.
  • Downtown Safety: Enhance UTSA Public Safety presence downtown.

Updates and Accomplishments

San Pedro I
  • In August 2022, UTSA announced substantial completion of San Pedro I. A grand opening ceremony was hosted in January 2023.
  • In fall 2022, UTSA successfully closed on 702 Dolorosa. The university purchased this property from the City of San Antonio, which reflects continued intentionality for downtown growth.
  • In fall 2022, the university conducted successful major capital project programming and a design kick-off for San Pedro II.
  • In August 2022, UTSA Dining announced new locations Freshens and Rising Roll, which opened for the fall 2022 semester.
  • In fall 2022, a refresh of the Campus Recreation center courts was successfully completed.
  • In fall 2022, Main Building Phase I was successfully completed.
Classroom Upgrades
  • In August 2022, Real Estate, Construction and Planning completed construction on Phase II of the classroom upgrade project, with minor technology upgrades extending throughout the fall semester.
  • In fall 2022, UTSA won the UT System Fall Into Fitness Challenge. With a total of just under 4 million steps recorded, UTSA took first place in the medium institution category in the challenge.
Downtown Safety